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Reading Instruction in Senior High School

by Guy L. Bond & Stanley B. Kegler - 1961

The graduating senior high school student should be one who has been trained in planning his own reading activities and one who has acquired effective study habits so that he can continue to use reading to learn. He should have become able to use reading as a guide and aid to creative endeavor so that he can lead a full, active life. He should be able to read thoughtfully and make critical judgments about what is read so that he may appraise the validity of the author's point of view and the accuracy of his statements. The high-school reading program should develop readers who can and will read for pleasure, information, and continued growth in their chosen occupations and in their social understandings.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 60, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 9, 1961, p. 320-335
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19891, Date Accessed: 10/24/2021 11:24:47 AM

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  • Guy Bond
    University of Minnesota
    GUY L. BOND is a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Minnesota.
  • Stanley Kegler
    University of Minnesota
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    STANLEY B. KEGLER is an associate professor of English Education at the University of Minnesota.
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